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Afghanistan - November 28, 2001

Map and video footage of airstrikes, used during DoD news briefing
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November 27, 2001 Airstrikes
Movie showing Nov. 25, 2001 airstrike on an armored column in Southern Afghanistan Movie showing Nov. 25, 2001 airstrike on an armored column in Southern Afghanistan
The two clips above, shot from Navy F-14 aircraft, are of a series of airstrikes from Nov. 25, 2001, against an armored column that was on the move in southern Afghanistan heading east. The airstrike took place at about the time that the Marines were infiltrating into southern Afghanistan. According to DoD, by the size of the secondary explosions, the vehicles destroyed were apparently fuel and ammunition in this convoy
Movie showing Nov. 27, 2001 airstrikes on reported Taliban leadership locations near Kandahar Movie showing Nov. 27, 2001 airstrikes on reported Taliban leadership locations near Kandahar
The two videos above are from Nov. 27, 2001, and taken from F-16 gun cameras, and show airstrikes on reported Taliban leadership locations near Kandahar, using multiple precision guided munitions dropped by a B-1 bomber. The first video shows a macro-view of a Taliban complex, with numerous hits taking place around the compound, both in the upper left and lower right corner of the screen. The second video is a zoomed-in view of one of the complexes that was bombed, and virtually destroyed




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